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August 13, 2019

Call me a dork, but I love icebreakers and team building activities. You know the ones I mean. The ones where you have to get awkwardly close to your colleagues or – even better – strangers on a training course. The ones where you have to reveal your favourite hobby or the best book you’ve […]

August 9, 2019

Respect, everyone wants it. Some people earn it. Others deserve respect, but don’t have it. Some expect respect, but haven’t earnt it. But, it is valued and means something to us all. As Aretha Franklin put it, the key, is to “find out what it means to me!” I’ll tell you what it means to […]

August 8, 2019

A few years ago as a student living in Australia, I remember discovering a Bible verse that I had not paid much heed to before. I was interning in an office which played host to the Australian arm of the Micah Challenge, and as such I came to see the following verse on a near […]

August 7, 2019

We are always amazed by the lengths our wonderful supporters go to in order to raise vital funds for people living in some of the world’s poorest communities. Often, these lengths are more physical than metaphorical – which is why, on Sunday 21 July, six incredible runners took to the streets of London, to take […]

August 2, 2019

Nature is fascinating. I learnt recently about the natural phenomenon of crown shyness this week. This is a phenomenon observed in some tree species, in which the crowns of mature trees do not touch each other, therefore forming a canopy with channels and spaces between leaves and branches. A forest can be densely populated with trees, […]

August 1, 2019

You know that feeling, the sudden sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach? The instantaneous fear that hits you when enter a room and realise – you’re the odd one out. This might have happened when you got the dress code completely wrong for an event. For example, you walk into your friend’s party […]

July 18, 2019

A blog from Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Prof Clive Marsh. Clive traveled to Zimbabwe in June 2019 with All We Can I spent six days in Zimbabwe and saw multiple Zimbabwes within the one country. In Gokwe I saw rural hardship together with rural resilience through visits to local community working groups (small-scale farming, […]

June 27, 2019

Very early on in my career, as a community development practitioner, I experienced global inequality first hand; such that separates the powerful nations from the weak, the ‘haves’ from the ‘have nots’. I quickly realised that most initiatives to redress the balance remained at the level of rhetoric and good intentions. How could poor nations […]

June 25, 2019

Graeme Hodge, All We Can’s CEO, shares his thoughts on climate change. To find out more about the impact of climate change in Ethiopia, and to do all you can to support communities living with the consequences of an increasingly fragile environment, order our new Harvest resources.

June 11, 2019

Revd Dr Barbara Glasson, President Designate of The Methodist Conference, reflects on a week in Zimbabwe with All We Can Airport departure lounges are strange betwixt and between places. Sitting here at Harare airport I am aware of this in a new way. A week in the complex and beautiful country of Zimbabwe provokes a […]

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